Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.
Ten cases of polio have been confirmed among children in Syria, the first outbreak of the disease in that country since 1999.
There were 22 suspected cases that were identified on October 17 in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor after the children exhibited symptoms of "acute flaccid paralysis" - a sudden onset of weakness and floppiness in any part of a child's body or paralysis in anyone in whom polio is suspected as the cause.
The confirmation was key because other diseases can cause similar symptoms.
Atika Shubert reports on the crisis that leaves 500,000 at risk.
Amazing engineering feats have made it possible to travel from London to Beijing by train alone thanks to the first intercontinental train tunnel, the Marmaray, in Turkey.
Becky speaks with the Director of Arup Bill Gross about the challenges of building underground tunnels such as the Marmaray.
Turkey has long been referred to as the bridge between Europe and Asia.
As the country opens a new underwater railway tunnel that connects the two continents it looks as though it may actually become one.
CNN's John Defterios has the story of Turkey's ambitious Marmaray project.
The trial begins for the three men accused of the acid attack on Sergei Filin, the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet.
CNN's Phil Black gives you latest on the trial that has rocked Russia's most prominent cultural institution.